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Game Design - 3D

Course Code(s):  5M5048 ME
QQI Award Code:  5M5048 Creative Media
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Course overview

Course Code 5M5048 ME
QQI Award Code 5M5048 Creative Media
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course is an introduction to 2D and 3D computer game design and development. This course will examine all aspects of computer game production from concept and digital art to 3D Modelling and Sound Design. Successful learners will acquire a comprehensive knowledge of game design techniques and theory as well as an extensive portfolio of work including a number of individual games.

What will you Study?

Games Analysis and Design
Desktop Audio Production
Drawing 5N1862
Computer 3D Modelling and Animation 5N1603
3D Computer Graphics
Computer Illustrated Graphics 5N1929
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356
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